in

Award winning artist Ambie Abano showcases her profound understanding of the self with her exhibit entitle “…in the constant rain…”

Ambie Abano started painting and exhibiting in 1986. In the following year, she won the Grand Prize in the Painting Category of the Art association of the Philippines Open Art Competition. 1998, she started to create prints at the workshop of the Philippine Association of Printmakers in CCP Complex where she continues to work, conduct workshops and actively participate in printmaking projects. In 2006 her explorative print won the Grand Prize in the Philip Morris Philippine Art Awards. In 2007 her woodcut was among the “Winning Works” at the Hilda-Takayama International Woodblock Prints Triennale in Japan. As the first recipient of the Alliance Franciase de Manille – Philippine Artist Residency Program, she went on a three-month artist residency at the Cite Internationale des arts in Paris in 2011 while also attending printmaking workshop at la Taille Douce. In 2012, as granteeof the Asian Cultural Council, she spent a six-month artist residency in New York – at the International Studio and Curatorial Program for three months and attended workshops at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. Throughout her practice, she has mounted 23 solo exhibitions and participated in over a hundred group shows in the Philippines and abroad. For the first time, she mounts a solo exhibition at the Galleria Duemila from July 13- August 31, 2019.

For more information, you may contact +63 2 833-98-15 or 831-99-90, email [email protected] and like our social media pages on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram: @galleriaduemila.com.

Ambie Abaño at Galleria Duemila

In her pursuit to understanding the ‘self,’ Ambie Abaño probes into the essence of the ‘Self,’ detached from the context of time. In her exhibition “…in the constant rain…,” she tackles the subject with a body of works in large format engraved wood, explorative woodcut prints and installation. “‘Self’ is a constant. ‘Self’ transcends time.”

Ambie Abaño started painting and exhibiting in 1986. In the following year, she won the Grand Prize in the Painting Category of the Art Association of the Philippines Open Art Competition. In 1998, she started to create prints at the workshop of the Philippine Association of Printmakers in CCP Complex where she continues to work, conduct workshops and actively participate in printmaking projects. In 2006 her explorative print won the Grand Prize in the Philip Morris Philippine Art Awards. In 2017 her woodcut was among the ‘Winning Works’ at the Hida-Takayama International Woodblock Prints Triennale in Japan. As the first recipient of the Alliance Française de Manille – Philippine Artist Residency Program, she went on a three-month artist residency at the Cité Internationale des arts in Paris in 2011 while also attending printmaking workshop at la Taille Douce . In 2012, as grantee of the Asian Cultural Council, she spent a six-month artist residency in New York – at the International Studio and Curatorial Program for three months and attended workshops at the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop. Throughout her practice, she has mounted 23 solo exhibitions and participated in over a hundred group shows in the Philippines and abroad. For the first time, she mounts a solo exhibition at the Galleria Duemila

What do you think?

0 points
Upvote Downvote
Kaye David

Written by Kaye David

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Loading…

0

Comments

0 comments

Fiery Style found its way to the Culinary Capital of the Philippines

Parent’s Guide: How Internet helps your Children excel in school?